Appropriate Technology Internship & Volunteer in Bolivia
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Appropriate Technology Internship & Volunteer in Bolivia


  • Agriculture
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communications
  • Development
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geology
  • Sustainable Development
  • Technology


  • Building & Construction Projects
  • Business
  • Community Development
  • Computer Training
  • Driving
  • Environment
  • Grassroots Organization
  • Marketing
  • Organic Farming
  • Public Health
  • Tree Planting
  • Water Projects

Program Duration

9-12 Weeks, 7-12 Months


Visit our web site for start dates.

Age Range


This Program is open to

Worldwide Participants. This Program is also open to Couples and Individuals.

Cost in USD

USD 4995 - USD 8280+, varies by duration

Program Includes:

The program fee covers: airport pickup upon arrival; a one-week orientation; family homestay with all meals provided; language lessons; development trainings; midterm retreat (9+ weeks only); on-going in-country support from FSD site team and U.S. staff; Project Seed Grant; eligibility for additional project funding up to USD 800; medical evacuation and limited health insurance. Our program fees also contribute to the capacity-building of our partner organizations, and include a USD 300 seed grant for all interns’ work abroad.

Accommodation Options

  • Home-stays

Salary & Compensation


Experience Required



Internship Requirements:
- 17+ years old
- Intermediate Spanish speaking and comprehension for Latin American locations
- 9 week minimum commitment

To be a Competitive Applicant:
- Working towards or having completed a Bachelors Degree
- Educational background in Finance, Business, Economics, International Development, or related field
- 9+ week commitment to working in host community
- Past work, volunteer, or field experience abroad
- Basic understanding of grassroots development and experience with cultural and economic diversity

Application Procedures

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Written Application